“A Huge Improvement over CM’s Original” Cathy Duffy Reviews Living geography.

Cathy Duffy has done a review of Living Geography Curriculum Set. You can see her review of Living Geography here: https://cathyduffyreviews.com/homeschool-reviews-core-curricula/history-and-geography/geography/living-geography-curriculum-set After reviewing the curriculum set, she states,  “The Living Geography Curriculum set is a huge improvement over trying to use Charlotte Mason’s original work, and even more so for those living in the United States.” You can find the live links used in the … Continue reading “A Huge Improvement over CM’s Original” Cathy Duffy Reviews Living geography.

Live Links, Living Geog I, Teacher’s Notes page 98

——♦—— Page 98 in the Teacher’s Notes.Lesson 21.-How National Geog Giant Maps are Made.  video. https://www.nationalgeographic.org/video/how-national-geographic-giant-maps-are-made/ Lesson 30.-Zoom in on the Ocean Floor.  https://upload.wikimedia.org/wikipedia/commons/0/08/%28Manuscript_painting_of_Heezen-Tharp_World_ocean_floor_map_by_Berann%29.jpg Lesson 31.-Ice types Arctic.  video.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=B03GzC6ohyw -Ships Breaking Through Ice.  video.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=RJ1W6P3NuCw -Iceberg Breaking near Ilulissat.  video.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=bsAqqHQcJyU Lesson 33.-Pacific Ocean.  video. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=oebE0cb86n8 -A day in the life of a Container Ship.  video.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7ogdGvhIwYU Lesson 35.-Ship in the Indian Ocean. video.https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=2h4xbUnsjnY -How we catch fish in the … Continue reading Live Links, Living Geog I, Teacher’s Notes page 98

The Possibilities of Principle 2

 “They are not born either good or bad, but with possibilities for good and evil.”This is Charlotte’s second Principle. Right out of the shoot she hits hard. No dancing around. She tackles education, parenting, and religion in one punch. Gotta like Charlotte. This principle is important-very important.  I know families who, after giving CM an initial look, rejected a CM Education due to this very … Continue reading The Possibilities of Principle 2

First Reading Lessons-almost There

I’m previewing the first drafts…. some tweeks to do…. then send back for corrections…. then another draft… I’m working on getting the Word Cards in a format for cutting apart…. won’t be long now! It makes my heart jump a skip when I actually get the finished product in my hands. After working for years – conceptualization, research, notes, notes, scribbles everywhere, writing, writing, writing, … Continue reading First Reading Lessons-almost There

Project Ideas for Learning-at-Home

Here are some ideas for student projects. If you are moving from traditional schooling into HomeLearning, you may need some time to figure things out. These are things your students can do especially as you are getting your homeschool started and then as you continue to maintain. As you are working on getting things figured out, your children will need things to be doing – … Continue reading Project Ideas for Learning-at-Home

Play a Book-Farmer or Be One in Real Life

I know that you want a list of books -that is what I wanted. You have these little people (or big teens) looking at you. You are now homeschooling. What do you DO? They are waiting… what do I DO!? DO!!!!??? A book list. Hum…. with the focus of a CM Education on books, you’d think this post would be loooooong and full of suggestions … Continue reading Play a Book-Farmer or Be One in Real Life

Living Books are Delicious

These are the notes from my talk on Living Books. Here is an acronym to help you gauge what a Living Book is. A Living Book is DELICIOUS. D     Descriptive.A Living Book doesn’t present the topic as facts and information, but rather stirs the imagination by way of painting pictures for the reader. To paint a picture a Living Book will often use the senses … Continue reading Living Books are Delicious

Head Out! Field Trip Day!

Everybody loves a field trip! Exploring, seeing new things, meeting new people… Excursions are valuable ways to get children interacting with others. They open the world to them- the things going on, the possibilities. Charlotte talks about students trips to the British Museum several times in the V’s. This was part of the child’s self learning as well as adding to the relationship-building aspect of … Continue reading Head Out! Field Trip Day!

The Cure for ME

“For it is only in doing, that we learn to do; through service that we learn to serve;” – Volume 5 p.261 I don’t think you need too much imagination to realize that the world today is about promoting self. We have, in fact, a generation called ‘The ME Generation’. These were the Baby Boomers. And if you have a ‘ME generation’ becoming parents and … Continue reading The Cure for ME